Clara Township, Potter County, Pennsylvania

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Clara Township, Pennsylvania
Township
Map of Potter County, Pennsylvania highlighting Clara Township
Map of Potter County, Pennsylvania highlighting Clara Township
Map of Potter County, Pennsylvania
Map of Potter County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Potter
Settled 1832
Incorporated 1828
Area
 • Total 19.8 sq mi (51.2 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 168
 • Density 8.5/sq mi (3.3/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Clara Township is a township in Potter County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 168 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 19.8 square miles (51 km2), all of it land.

Clara Township is bordered by Sharon Township to the north, Hebron Township to the east, Roulette Township to the south and Pleasant Valley Township to the west.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 168 people, 66 households, and 52 families residing in the township. The population density was 8.5 people per square mile (3.3/km²). There were 146 housing units at an average density of 7.4/sq mi (2.8/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 100.00% White.

There were 66 households, out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.7% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.2% were non-families. 18.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the township the population was spread out, with 25.0% under the age of 18, 4.2% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 19.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 86.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.1 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $33,214, and the median income for a family was $36,250. Males had a median income of $28,333 versus $15,000 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,929. About 7.7% of families and 11.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.9% of those under the age of eighteen and 8.8% of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 41°51′00″N 78°07′59″W / 41.85000°N 78.13306°W / 41.85000; -78.13306